Dude Food

Whether You’re Cooking for One or Cooking for Many, These Easy Dishes are Sure to Impress Anyone Gathered at Your Kitchen Table Article Nicolette Martin FRIED CHICKEN SANDWICH WITH JALAPEÑO SLAW   INGREDIENTS (SANDWICH) 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon ground paprika 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder Cayenne pepper, to taste Boneless, skinless chicken breasts Vegetable … Continued

Giving Thanks

When celebrating Thanksgiving with near and dear this year, choose one of your local businesses to support for the holidays. Here are some of our area favorites to get you started with making plans to enjoy a lovely fall day with friends and family!

Let’s Taco ‘Bout It!

We hunted down some of the best tacos on menus in and around the area so you don’t have to think twice when Taco Tuesday rolls over. Sit back, relax and take a big bite!

A Pinch of this, A Splash of That

Using wine in cooking intensifies flavor and adds another level of uniqueness to your recipe. It gives a dish that extra something special to turn great-grandma's pasta sauce recipe into your own (and make your sister-in-law jealous). So grab that secret ingredient from the wine cellar and head to the kitchen. As Julia Child said, "I enjoy cooking with wine,…

Bella Vista Social Club and Caffe

In the heart of Torrey Pines, Bella Vista Social Club is serving up food, wine, fun and the kind of conversations you can’t get anywhere else. Overlooking the Pacific via the ocean view terrace, the cafe is chic, modern and smartly set up. I personally visited the restaurant during the bustle of its lunch rush. For a few dollars more…

Café Secret Cocina Peruana

This is one secret that can’t be kept quiet – from the moment I sat down in Café Secret, the culinary delight began. It took only seconds for Café Secret’s ambiance and delicious aromas to romance me. Sitting in the corner, I felt “tucked in” to the patio among its colorfully dotted foliage circling its way up the terrace and…


McKenzie and Randy Corrigan already own two thriving Broken Yolk Cafés – in Oceanside and in Carmel Mountain Ranch – but they have been scouting for a location in Del Mar for years. Finding this spot is their greatest delight and happiest moment, they agree.